Mikey Ebner named CCBL Pitcher of the Week

Cotuit Kettleers right-handed pitcher Mikey Ebner has been named the Cape Cod Baseball League Pitcher of the Week, presented by Del Mar Vacation Rentals, for the week of June 22-28, the league announced Monday.

Ebner, the 20-year-old right-handed pitcher from the University of Southern California, pitched six innings across two games for Cotuit. In those six frames, Ebner didn’t allow a hit, striking out four batters and walking only two. Cotuit won both of those games, and Ebner was credited with the win in each.

Among qualified pitchers, Ebner leads the Cape League in WHIP (0.22) and batting average against (0.00). On Friday, he pitched 3 1/3 shutout innings against Bourne, allowing Cotuit to stage a come-from-behind victory. After the off day, Ebner and the Kettleers square off against the Orleans Firebirds at Lowell Park in Cotuit at 5 p.m.